Beginning this month I plan to post new releases from our group once a quarter. We have three new books out, with many more expected in the coming months. If you would like a review copy of any of these books, please post a comment and the author with contact you.
This quarter we have two new books based on characters in the Bible. Cheryl Ann Wills released Who is Jesus? Dennis P. McGeehan published The Diaries of Joseph and Mary. We also have a new 1940’s-style detective story by John Paul Wohlscheid.
Have you ever wondered what it was like to meet Jesus face-to-face? Author Cheryl Ann Wills uses imaginative prayer and a meditation technique developed by her husband Ed Wills to help us see, hear, and feel the experience of people in the Gospels. Cheryl researched first-century culture, while Ed translated the biblical passages from the Greek.
Who is Jesus? is historical fiction. It is not private revelation, nor is it meant to replace reading the Gospel itself. Instead, Cheryl hopes to draw us more fully into others’ encounters with Jesus, so that we may decide for ourselves who Jesus truly was.
Here is what others are saying about Cheryl’s new book:
“Cheryl Wills has a wonderful way to express the faith of biblical people as that faith arises in response to being with Jesus. I felt like I was there. “
“Cheryl Wills has written a beautiful, compelling book – a collection of ‘you are there’ stories. It’s especially rich in human descriptive language that speaks to every emotion. It will confirm your faith, affirm your hope, and draw you into a closer relationship with a God that loves you. A ‘must have’ at your bedside or prayer group. The book is a tribute to a writer that really ‘gets it.’”
The Diaries of Joseph and Mary by Dennis P. McGeehan presents the beliefs of the Early Church Fathers on the Nativity in the form of a diary that Joseph and Mary may have kept. It illuminates the events and answers questions like, “Where was Joseph when Mary visited Elizabeth?” In addition the book offers an appendix, 101 Questions and Answers About Saint Joseph that provides the reader with additional details. The questions delve deeper into who Joesph was, indeed who he had to be as the man chosen by God the Father to be the foster-father of His Son on Earth. The reader of this book will find in Joseph a man who all men should try to emulate, no matter their vocation in life.